A single vehicle crash closed Awaiti Road near Paeroa at 10.20 am today.
The Police Media Centre said indications are a person sustained serious injuries.
Emergency services attended the crash, including a helicopter which was called to assist. Continue reading »
Waihi Fire and Rescue’s new fire engine is getting a good workout after arriving just last Thursday.
There were six call outs starting last Thursday, 23 May, to SH 2 near Woodlands Rd just south of Waihi to a motor vehicle crash between two cars. ... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust attended 10 call outs between 3 am Friday morning and lunchtime yesterday.
The early Friday morning call was to East Tamaki to assist two patients, both suffering multiple stab wounds to the chest and who were... Continue reading »
We had a listener call us today wanting to warn people to beware of the "parasites" masquerading as Spark NZ. He said they are calling Waihi numbers again at the moment.
Police are also aware of a phone scam by cold callers who say they... Continue reading »
More than eight years after 29 men went to work at the Pike River Coal Mine and never came home, the promise to re-enter the mine drift has been honoured.
In the presence of families, experts from Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa-Pike River... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Click on our podcast link to hear the full report and further details.
Thursday 16 May Waikato AOS and local police executed a search at a Donnelly Street address for... Continue reading »
Moe Stevens, Chief Fire Officer with Waihi Fire and Rescue caught up with Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show and brought us up to speed with the five call outs they attended over the last week. Moe also mentioned the new fire truck would hopefully... Continue reading »
Westpac 2 crew were sent to Kaiaua to assist a female patient in her 60’s who suffered multiple injuries after she was run over at low speed (3 - 4 km per hour) by a car on Kaiaua Road last Saturday.
The wheels of the car did not travel over the... Continue reading »
According to a police spokesperson, a young person has died in the grounds of Katikati College overnight.
At this stage the death was not being treated as suspicious and the school has been closed for the day.
Katikati volunteer fire brigade... Continue reading »
Having first been alerted by listeners in Paeroa that several police vehicles were speeding towards Waihi, and after receiving calls and messages from listeners living in Waihi East concerned about a police presence locally, we approached police... Continue reading »
The death of a man whose body was found on a yacht anchored near Panepane Point off Matakana Island on Monday afternoon is not being treated as suspicious.
Police and the harbourmaster responded when a boatie reported the yacht’s engine had been... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North called in to update the Gold FM Police File. To hear Harley talking to Brian Gentil about the incidents police attended click on the link to our podcast.
Monday 6 MayReport of burglary at a Seaforth Road... Continue reading »
At 10:05 am on the today, New Zealand Police launched 105 (“ten five”), the eagerly anticipated number for the public to report non-emergency situations to Police.
“More than 60 years on from the first 111 call, the launch of 105 today is a... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North update the Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast interview to hear the full details.
Monday 29 AprilReport of a historic attempted Burglary at Bulltown Road. Nothing appears to have been stolen.... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North took time out from his busy day to call in and update us about recent police work. Click our podcast to listen to Harley North discussing local incidents with Brian Gentil.
Monday 22 April Police received... Continue reading »
Motorists in the Thames-Coromandel area should exercise extreme caution if travelling on State Highway 25 between Thames and Tairua.
Emergency services were alerted to an oil spill in the area around 1:40 pm today.
The spill is described as being... Continue reading »
Police National Dive Squad has now located a vehicle believed to have left the Maungatapu Bridge, State Highway 29A near Tauranga, yesterday evening, 27 April.
The driver's body has also been located inside the vehicle.
The road between... Continue reading »
Police have this evening recovered a body near Mayor Island in the Bay of Plenty.
The body was located and reported to Police by people out on a recreational boat at around 3.30pm today.
While formal identification is still to be carried out,... Continue reading »
Police are seeking the public’s help to locate 62-year-old Gordon Nicholson.
He was last seen at Whiritoa Beach on Tuesday 23 April, possibly heading to a blow hole near the south end of the beach.
Gordon was wearing tramping boots, shorts and... Continue reading »
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner.
Sadie-Leigh was taken to Auckland’s Starship Hospital from Tauranga with serious head injuries following an incident on 27 March 2019.
She sadly died on... Continue reading »